Harkidun - Ruinsara

Where Adventure Meets Triumph: Harkidun – Ruinsara

Harkidun Ruinsara

Where Adventure Meets Triumph: Harkidun – Ruinsara

Base Camp

Sankari

Region

Uttarakhand

Trek Grade

Moderate

Trek Distance

70 Kms

Trek Duration

9 Days

Highest Altitude

12,000 ft

Best Season

April to October

Pick & Drop Point

Dehradun Railway Station

Nearest Airport

Dehradun

Railway Station

Dehradun

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₹ 16,800

₹ 14,800

+5% GST

Region

Uttarkhand

Base Camp

Sankari

Trek Grade

Moderate

Trek Distance

70 Kms

Trek Duration

9 Days

Highest Altitude

12,000 ft

Best Season

May to October

Pick & Drop Point

Dehradun

Nearest Airport

Dehradun

Railway Station

Dehradun

Contact Us

₹ 16,800

₹ 14,800
+5% GST

About Harkidun-Ruinsara Trek

Har ki dun ruinsara tal trek is one of the best treks among the other treks in Uttarakhand. This journey of this beautiful trek starts from Sankri which is known for its extraordinary beauty.

It is a complete har ki dun ruinsara tal trek where you can explore nature at its best right from the old culture, beautiful streams, stunning mountain views, meadows, and an alpine lake. har ki dun ruinsara tal trek During the trek, you will see eye-catchy colorful birds that cannot be seen anywhere else in the world.

However, this har ki dun ruinsara tal trek gives you the closest view of Bandarpoonch and Swargarohini peaks.

FIX DEPARTURE

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FAQs

The Har Ki Dun-Ruinsara Trek is a scenic trekking route in the Garhwal Himalayas of Uttarakhand, India. It combines the picturesque Har Ki Dun valley with the serene Ruinsara Tal (Lake), offering breathtaking views of snow-capped peaks, dense forests, and lush meadows.

The trek typically spans about 7-8 days, covering approximately 70-75 kilometers in total. Daily trekking distances range from 8 to 15 kilometers depending on the itinerary.

The best time to undertake this trek is from May to June and September to November. During these months, the weather is favorable and the landscape is at its most beautiful.

The Har Ki Dun-Ruinsara Trek is rated as moderate to difficult. It requires a good level of physical fitness due to long trekking days and high altitudes, but it is suitable for experienced trekkers and fit beginners.

Har Ki Dun is situated at an altitude of approximately 3,566 meters (11,700 feet), while Ruinsara Tal is at around 3,600 meters (11,811 feet).

Weather varies with the season. In summer (May to June), temperatures range from 10°C to 20°C. In autumn (September to November), it ranges from 5°C to 15°C. Nights can be cold, dropping below freezing at higher altitudes.

Essentials include sturdy trekking shoes, warm clothing (layers), rain gear, a sleeping bag, water bottle, snacks, first aid kit, sunscreen, sunglasses, trekking poles, and a flashlight.

Accommodation on the trek is primarily in tents or basic guesthouses in villages like Sankri, Osla, and Seema. Organized trekking groups provide camping equipment and meals.

While it is possible to trek independently, hiring a guide is highly recommended for safety, navigation, and local insights. Organized treks typically include guides, porters, and cooks.

The trek starts from the village of Sankri, which is about 200 kilometers from Dehradun. Dehradun is well-connected by air, rail, and road. From Dehradun, you can hire a taxi or take a bus to Sankri.

Ruinsara Lake Trek (Detailed Itinerary)

Drive 198 km/8-9 hrs

We will leave in the morning from Dehradun and reach Sankri by the evening. It is a long drive of almost 8 to 9 hours but you won’t get bored because the entire route is going to offer you amazing sights.

Drive 11km/1 hr

Trek 12km/5-6 hrs

After having breakfast, we will leave from Sankri to Seema via Taluka which is small & beautiful village. You will explore beautiful sights between the trek that is worth capturing. The night stay will be scheduled in tents.

Get up early in the morning with birds chirping and get ready to witness the splendid sunrise. The trail is easy and offers you views of fast-flowing pretty streams. During the trek, you will go through walnut, willow and chestnut forests. The night stay will be scheduled in a tent at Boslo, giving you amazing views of nature. 

Trek - 12km/7-8 hrs

We will start the trek to Har-ki-dun which is located at an altitude of 1200ft. Once you reach Har-ki-dun, you will definitely not feel like going back because it offers pure exquisiteness of the valley which will leave you stunned. You can also have an eye-catchy view of Swaragrohini Peak. 

We will start the day early in the morning and you will go through a jagged descend first. You will cross the river by walking on the bridge which is made using woods. During the trek, you will also explore different beautiful vegetations that are known for their beauty. We will reach Untigad after 7kms of the trek. It is an eye-catchy campsite surrounded by snow-covered peaks. 

It is an interesting day because you will explore eye-catchy and famous Ruinsara Tal. It is located at a distance of almost 1.5kms from Untigad. You will notice that the color of the lake is brownish or blackish because of the immense vegetation inside. You will be reaching Devsu Bughyal after crossing Kyarakoti River where you can find a lot of alpine bushes. 

We will be leaving Devsu Bughyal in the morning for Chilurgad which is a 7km trek. On the route, you are going to find breathtaking views of nature. The stay will be scheduled in tents at Chilurgad. 

Trek 10 km/5-6 hrs

Drive 11km/1 hr

Say goodbye to the local people & mountains. We will drive back to Sankri via Taluka. 

In the morning we will leave Sankri and reach Dehradun by the evening, marking the end of a memorable trip. 

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THINGS TO CARRY

Inclusions

Exclusions

POLICY

Booking Confirmation Policy

• The customer receives a Booking confirmation receipt immediately via Email and WhatsApp of a successful booking.

Cancellation policy

In the event you cancel your trek, cancellation policy we follow :

• Cancellation 20 days before the starting date of the trek – Refund with 10% cancellation charges.

FAQs

The Har Ki Dun-Ruinsara Trek is a scenic trekking route in the Garhwal Himalayas of Uttarakhand, India. It combines the picturesque Har Ki Dun valley with the serene Ruinsara Tal (Lake), offering breathtaking views of snow-capped peaks, dense forests, and lush meadows.

The trek typically spans about 7-8 days, covering approximately 70-75 kilometers in total. Daily trekking distances range from 8 to 15 kilometers depending on the itinerary.

The best time to undertake this trek is from May to June and September to November. During these months, the weather is favorable and the landscape is at its most beautiful.

The Har Ki Dun-Ruinsara Trek is rated as moderate to difficult. It requires a good level of physical fitness due to long trekking days and high altitudes, but it is suitable for experienced trekkers and fit beginners.

Har Ki Dun is situated at an altitude of approximately 3,566 meters (11,700 feet), while Ruinsara Tal is at around 3,600 meters (11,811 feet).

Weather varies with the season. In summer (May to June), temperatures range from 10°C to 20°C. In autumn (September to November), it ranges from 5°C to 15°C. Nights can be cold, dropping below freezing at higher altitudes.

Essentials include sturdy trekking shoes, warm clothing (layers), rain gear, a sleeping bag, water bottle, snacks, first aid kit, sunscreen, sunglasses, trekking poles, and a flashlight.

Accommodation on the trek is primarily in tents or basic guesthouses in villages like Sankri, Osla, and Seema. Organized trekking groups provide camping equipment and meals.

While it is possible to trek independently, hiring a guide is highly recommended for safety, navigation, and local insights. Organized treks typically include guides, porters, and cooks.

The trek starts from the village of Sankri, which is about 200 kilometers from Dehradun. Dehradun is well-connected by air, rail, and road. From Dehradun, you can hire a taxi or take a bus to Sankri.

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